Bridgestone Hopes For Justices' Eyes Despite Iskanian Snub

By Aebra Coe (January 20, 2015, 4:18 PM EST) -- A retail subsidiary of auto parts giant Bridgestone Corp. says it still hopes to win U.S. Supreme Court review of its challenge to a California high court holding that Private Attorneys General Act claims can't be waived in employment arbitration agreements, even though the justices on Tuesday declined a similar appeal.

On Tuesday, Beth Heifetz of Jones Day, counsel for Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC, said the high court's denial of certiorari in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation of Los Angeles didn't kill her client's chances at Supreme Court review.

Bridgestone had filed its petition for writ of certiorari Jan. 5, saying the...

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